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The MMA Vivisection - Bellator NYC: Sonnen vs. Silva picks, odds, & analysis

Zane Simon, Victor Rodriguez, & Eddie Mercado give you all the ins, outs, ups, and downs, for this week's Bellator card in New York, NY. With picks and odds for the PPV card and portions of the undercard.

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Bellator commands the MMA world this weekend with their NYC PPV event on Saturday, January 24th. The event is headlined by Chael Sonnen vs. Wanderlei Silva in a light heavyweight bout, Silva’s first fight since 2013. With a heavyweight bout between Fedor Emelianenko and Matt Mitrione in the co-main event. Add in Michael Chandler defending his lightweight title, a welterweight title fight between Douglas Lima and Lorez Larkin, and a light heavyweight title fight on the prelims between Phil Davis and Ryan Bader, and Bellator is definitely putting on the biggest show in town.

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Here’s the Bellator NYC PPV card as it stands right now:

PPV MAIN CARD
Chael Sonnen vs. Wanderlei Silva - 48:43
Fedor Emelianenko vs. Matt Mitrione - 43:19
Michael Chandler vs. Brent Primus - 37:30
Aaron Pico vs. Zach Freeman - 33:45
Douglas Lima vs. Lorenz Larkin - 22:39

SPIKE TV PRELIMS
Phil Davis vs. Ryan Bader - 14:25
James Gallagher vs. Chinzo Machida - 12:20
Neiman Gracie vs. Dave Marfone - 11:23
Heather Hardy vs. Alice Yauger - 10:24

ONLINE PRELIMS
Ryan Couture vs. Haim Gozali - 8:30
Jerome Mickle vs. Anthony Giacchina
John Salgado vs. Hugh McKenna
Matthew Rizzo vs. Sergio da Silva
Nate Grebb vs. Bradley Desir